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FedEx to raise Express, Ground, Home Delivery and other rates in January

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 5:53pm
FedEx says it will raise a number of shipping rates in January, and will increase the surcharge on very large packages starting in November.
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The Latest: Authorities release details on injuries in Alaska plane crash that killed 3 people

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 5:41pm
The latest developments on a deadly floatplane crash in southwest Alaska.
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Sportsman Channel suspends hunting show amid federal poaching allegations

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 5:40pm
The Sportsman Channel has suspended a hunting show and launched its own investigation after the show's host was charged with felonies related to poaching in a national preserve in Alaska.
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American Airlines CEO: Demand and cheaper fuel pushing profits higher despite lower fares

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 5:38pm
The CEO of American Airlines says travel demand is strong, explaining why airline profits are up even as fares have fallen because of cheaper jet fuel.
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White House opposes GOP bill to lift ban on US crude oil exports

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 5:37pm
The White House said Tuesday it opposes a House Republican bill to lift the four-decade-old ban on crude oil exports.
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A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Sept. 7-13

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 5:36pm
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 7-13.
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Republicans: New safety rules will hurt offshore oil drilling, cause industry slowdown

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 5:20pm
Republican lawmakers on Tuesday criticized an Obama administration move to toughen standards for offshore drilling, saying the new rules would be costly for drillers and threaten to shut down oil and gas exploration off the nation's coasts.
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California irrigation district agrees to pay $3.5B to clean up contaminated water on farmland

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 5:09pm
The nation's largest irrigation district agreed to spend $3.5 billion to clean up contaminated water in California's fertile Central Valley in a tentative deal announced Tuesday that will settle a decades-old dispute with the federal government.
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Hewlett-Packard's spinoff to cut up to 30,000 jobs in effort to shave expenses by $2 billion

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 5:08pm
Hewlett-Packard says its upcoming spinoff of its technology divisions focused on software, consulting and data analysis will eliminate up to 30,000 jobs.
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Google expands campaign to help European refugees with $5.5 million pledge to match donations

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 5:02pm
Google's charitable arm is pledging to donate an additional $5.5 million to groups trying to help the thousands of refugees pouring into Europe.
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API Data Said To Show 3.1 Million-barrel Fall In Crude Supplies

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 4:59pm
The American Petroleum Institute late Tuesday reported that crude supplies fell by 3.1 million barrels for the week ended Sept. 11, according to sources.
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H-P To Cut 25,000 To 30,000 Employees From Enterprise Unit

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 4:59pm
Hewlett-Packard Co. late Tuesday said it plans to lose 25,000 to 30,000 employees from its enterprise unit in line with its effort to reduce annual costs by $2.7 billion.
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Dental products maker Dentsply says it will buy competitor Sirona for $5.51B in stock

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 4:58pm
Dentsply International is buying competitor Sirona Dental Systems for about $5.51 billion in a deal the companies say will create the biggest maker of professional dental products and materials in the world.
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Tuesday

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 4:53pm
U.S. stocks rose sharply on Tuesday, a day before the start of a crucial Federal Reserve meeting.
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Novavax Shares Rise On Animal Study Of Infant Infection Vaccine

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 4:46pm
Novavax Inc. shares advanced in the extended session Tuesday after the vaccine developer announced a promising animal study for one of its vaccine candidates.
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Dentsply And Sirona To Merge To Create $13 Bln Company

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 4:36pm
Dentsply International Inc. and Sirona Dental Systems Inc. will merge in an all-stock deal that will create the world's largest maker of professional dental products with a value of about $13.3 billion, the companies announced Tuesday.
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Nebraska agency slow to collect millions in overpayments to recipients, state audit shows

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 4:33pm
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services hasn't tried to collect potentially millions of dollars in overpayments made to recipients of food stamps and other public benefits, according to a routine state audit.
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Several rescued from swollen waterways as record-breaking rains hit dry Southern California

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 4:27pm
A record-breaking storm slammed parched Southern California on Tuesday, cutting off power to thousands, jamming traffic during the morning commute and stranding some people in surging waterways.
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Mercedes-Benz Plans An Electric Car To Rival Tesla: Report

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 4:26pm
Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz division is set to release an electric car within the next few years, according to Auto News magazine, which cited Thomas Weber, a Daimler board member in charge of Mercedes' car development.
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Troopers say 3 dead in crash of plane carrying 10 in southwest Alaska; several others injured

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 4:09pm
Authorities say three people are dead after a floatplane belonging to a fishing lodge crashed with 10 people on board in southwest Alaska.
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